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Question 1. Asked on :23 September 2020:05:27:43 PM

Why a sinking ship often turns over as it becomes immersed in water? 

-Added by Shruti Srivastva Physics » Mechanical Properties Of Fluids

Answer by: Shruti Srivastva

Shruti Srivastva
When the ship is floating, the metra-centre of the ship is above the centre of gravity. While sinking, the ship takes in water. As a result, the centre of gravity is raised above the metra-centre. The ship turns over due to the couple formed by the weight and the buoyant orce. 

-Answered by Shruti Srivastva On 23 September 2020:05:29:00 PM(20577Average Rating Based on rating)


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